List of agencies of the government of India

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This is a list of agencies and departments of the Union Government of India.

Ministry of Agriculture[edit]

Ministry of Panchayati Raj[edit]

Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers[edit]

[ Department of Pharmaceuticals]

Ministry of Civil Aviation[edit]

Ministry of Coal[edit]

Ministry of Commerce and Industry[edit]


Attached Offices[edit]

Statutory Bodies[edit]

  • Export Inspection Council (EIC)
  • Export Inspection Agency-Delhi
  • Export Inspection Agency-Kolkata
  • Export Inspection Agency-Kochi
  • Export Inspection Agency-Mumbai
  • Export Inspection Agency-Chennai
  • Export Inspection agency-kakinada

Autonomous Bodies[edit]



  • Tariff Commission

Promotion Councils[edit]

  • Cashew Export Promotion Council of India (CEPCI)
  • Chemical and Allied Products Export Promotion Council (CAPEXIL)
  • Basic Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics Export Promotion Council (CHEMEXCIL)
  • The Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC)
  • Council for Leather Exports
  • National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC)
  • Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC)
  • Plastics Export Promotion Council (PLEXCONCIL)
  • Sports Goods Export Promotion Council (SGEPC)
  • Project Exports Promotion Council of India (PEPC)

Public Sector Undertakings[edit]

Ministry of Communications and Information Technology[edit]

Departments and Attached Offices[edit]

Autonomous Bodies[edit]

Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution[edit]


Department of Consumer Affairs[edit]

Department of Food and Public Distribution[edit]

Ministry of Co-operation[edit]

Ministry of Corporate Affairs[edit]

Statutory Bodies[edit]

Ministry of Culture[edit]


Autonomous and other bodies[edit]

Ministry of Defence[edit]

Department of Defence[edit]

Department of Defence Research and Development[edit]

Department of Defence Production[edit]

Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare[edit]

  • Directorate General of Resettlement (DGR)
  • Kendriya Sainik Board (KSB)
  • Air Force Naval Housing Board (AFNHB)

Department of Military Affairs[edit]

  • Defence Intelligence Agency

Finance Division[edit]

  • Controller General of Defence Accounts (CGDA)

Intelligence Agencies[edit]

Inter-Service Organisations[edit]

Voluntary military agencies[edit]

Ministry of Earth Sciences[edit]

Executive Arm[edit]

  • Earth System Science Organization(ESSO)

Subordinate Offices[edit]

Attached Offices[edit]

Autonomous Offices[edit]

Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change[edit]

Subordinate and statutory bodies[edit]

Autonomous bodies[edit]

Ministry of External Affairs[edit]

Ministry of Finance[edit]


Autonomous Agencies[edit]

Ministry of Food Processing Industries[edit]

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare[edit]

Department of Health[edit]

Department of Family Welfare[edit]

Ministry of AYUSH[edit]

Ministry of Heavy Industries[edit]

  • Department of Heavy Industries

Ministry of Home Affairs[edit]


Department of Internal Security[edit]

Department of Official Language[edit]

  • Central Translation Bureau
  • Central Hindi Training Institute

Department of Jammu and Kashmir and Laddak Affairs[edit]

Department of Home[edit]

Department of States[edit]

Central Armed Police Forces and Paramilitary forces[edit]


Autonomous Bodies, Boards & Corporations[edit]

  • National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NFCH)
  • Repatriates Co-operative Finance and Development Bank Limited

Boards / Academies / Institutions (Grant in Aid)[edit]

  • Regional Institute of Correctional Administration (RICA)
  • Central Recordkeeping Agency (CRA) for the New Pension System (NPS), NSDL
  • Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers
  • Welfare and Rehabilitation Board (WARB), New Delhi
  • Rehabilitation Plantations Limited (RPL)
  • National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL)
  • National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM)
  • Centre for Disaster Management, LBSNAA, Mussoorie
  • Officers Training Academy
  • National Industrial Security Academy (NISA), CISF, Hyderabad

Regulatory Authorities[edit]

  • National Disaster Management Authority NDMA


  • Committee for Consultations on the Situation in Andhra Pradesh (CCSAP)
  • Committee of Parliament on Official Language


  • Inter-State Council

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs[edit]

Ministry of Education[edit]

Organisational structure: The department is divided into eight bureaus, and most of the work of the department is handled through over 100 autonomous organisations under these bureaus.[2]


Ministry of Women and Child [edit]

Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports[edit]

Department of Sports[edit]

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting[edit]

Ministry of Labour and Employment[edit]

  • Directorate General of Employment and Training (DGE&T)
    • Women Training Directorate
  • Directorate General, Factory Advice Service and Labour Institutes (DGFASLI)
  • Directorate General of Mines Safety (DGMS)
  • Labour Bureau (labour statistics)
  • Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC)
  • Employees' Provident Fund Organisation
  • Advanced Training Institute for Electronics and Process Instrumentation
  • Advanced Training Institute, Mumbai
  • Apprenticeship Training Scheme
  • Craftsmen Training Scheme, Industrial training institute
  • Foreman Training Institute, Bangalore
  • V. V. Giri National Labour Institute
  • central board for workers education *

Ministry of Law and Justice[edit]

  • Department of Justice
  • Department of Legal Affairs
    • Law Commission of India
    • Appellate Tribunal for Foreign Exchange
    • Customs Excise and Service tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT)
    • Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT)
  • Legislative Department
  • First National Judicial Pay Commission

Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises[edit]

  • Office of the Development Commissioner (MSME)
  • Khadi & Village Industries Commission
  • Coir Board
  • National Small Industries Corporation
  • National Institute of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (formerly the National Institute of Small Industry Extension Training)
  • Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship

Ministry of Mines[edit]

  • Geological Survey of India (GSI)
  • Indian Bureau of Mines
  • National Institute of Rock Mechanics (NIRM)
  • Hindustan Copper Limited (HCL) (public sector undertaking)
  • Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited (MECL) (public sector undertaking)
  • National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) (public sector undertaking)
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Aluminium Research Development and Design Centre (JNARDDC)

Ministry of Minority Affairs[edit]

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy[edit]

Autonomous R&D Institution under MNRE

  • Centre for Wind Energy Technology, (CWET) Chennai
  • National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), Gurgaon

PSUs / Joint Ventures

  • Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA)

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions[edit]

Department of Personnel and Training[edit]

Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances[edit]

Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas[edit]

  • Directorate General of Hydrocarbons
  • Centre for High Technology
  • Oil Industry Development Board
  • Oil Industry Safety Directorate
  • Petroleum Conservation Research Association
  • Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell
  • Petroleum federation of India (Petrofed)

Ministry of Power[edit]


  • Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE)

Autonomous bodies, boards and corporations[edit]

  • Central Power Research Institute (CPRI), Bangalore, Karnataka
  • National Power Training Institute (NPTI), Faridabad, Haryana

Statutory Bodies[edit]

Commissions, committees and missions[edit]

  • Northern Regional Power Committee, Ministry of Power
  • Southern Regional Power Committee
  • Western Regional Power Committee (WRPC)

Ministry of Railways[edit]

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways[edit]


Ministry of Rural Development[edit]

Ministry of Science & Technology[edit]

Department of Biotechnology[edit]

Department of Ocean Development[edit]

Department of Scientific & Industrial Research[edit]

Department of Science & Technology[edit]

  • Agharkar Research Institute, Pune*
  • Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational-Sciences, Nanital*
  • Bose Institute, Kolkata*
  • Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany, Lucknow*
  • Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences, Bangalore*
  • Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata*
  • Institute of Nano Science and Technology, Mohali*
  • Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore*
  • Indian Institute of Geomagnetism, Mumbai*
  • International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials, Hyderabad*
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore*
  • National Innovation Foundation*
  • Raman Research Institute, Bangalore*
  • Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology*
  • S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata*
  • The Institute of Advanced Study in Science & Technology, Guwahati*
  • Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC)*
  • North East Centre for Technology Application and Reach (NECTAR), Shillong, Meghalaya*
  • Vigyan Prasar, New Delhi*
  • Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun*

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment[edit]

  • Commissions
    • National Commission for Backward Classes
    • National Commission for Scheduled Castes
    • National Commission for Safai Karamcharis
  • Other Statutory Bodies
    • Rehabilitation Council of India
    • Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities
    • National Trust for the Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation
  • National Institutes
    • Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for the Hearing Handicapped
    • Pt. Deendayal Upadhyaya Institute for the Physically Handicapped
    • National Institute of Mentally Handicapped
    • Swami Vivekananda National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research

Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation[edit]


  • Department of Statistics
  • Department of Programme Implementation

Autonomous Bodies[edit]

  • Central Statistical Office (CSO)
  • National Sample Survey Office (NSSO)
  • Indian Statistical Institute (ISI)

Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship[edit]

  • National Institute of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD)
  • National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)
  • Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship (IIE), Guwahati
  • National council of vocational education and training (NCVET)
  • National skill development agency (NSDA)

Ministry of Steel[edit]

Ministry of Textiles[edit]

Autonomous Bodies[edit]

Statutory Bodies[edit]

  • Textiles Committee
  • Central Silk Board, Bangalore

Export Promotion Councils[edit]

Textiles Research Associations[edit]

  • Northern India Textile Research Association (NITRA)
  • Ahmedabad Textile Industry's Research Association (ATIRA)
  • Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA)
  • South India Textile Research Association (SITRA)
  • Jute Industry's Research Association (IJIRA)
  • Wool Research Association (WRA)
  • The Synthetic & Art Silk Mills Research Association (SASMIRA)
  • Man-made Textile Research Association (MANTRA)

Public Sector Undertakings[edit]

Independent Departments[edit]

Department of Atomic Energy[edit]

Apex Board[edit]

Regulatory Board and Organisation[edit]

Research & Development Sector[edit]

Central Public Sector Units[edit]

Industrial Organisations[edit]

Service Organisations[edit]

  • Directorate of Construction, Services and Estate Management (DAE) (DCSEM), Mumbai
  • Directorate of Purchase and Stores (DAE) (DPS), Mumbai
  • General Services Organisation (DAE) (GSO), Kalpakkam


Aided Sector[edit]

Department of Space[edit]

The Department of Space manages the following agencies and institutes:[9]

Independent Agencies/Bodies[edit]




  • Economic Intelligence Council
  • Central Economic Intelligence Bureau
  • Directorate of Enforcement
  • Directorate General of Income Tax Investigation
  • Directorate of Income Tax Intelligence and Criminal Investigation
  • Directorate General of Anti-Evasion
  • Directorate General of GST Intelligence
  • Directorate General of Revenue Intelligence(DGRI)



Tribunals in India[edit]

Appellate Tribunal

See also[edit]


  1. "NCIB". Retrieved 10 June 2020.
  2. ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE Archived 29 September 2010 at the Wayback Machine Department of Higher Education.
  3. Technical Education Overview Archived 5 October 2011 at the Wayback Machine Dept of Ed.
  4. National Level Councils Archived 1 February 2010 at the Wayback Machine Tech Ed.
  5. Council of Architecture website. (1 September 1972). Retrieved on 14 April 2012.
  6. "Technical Education – Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development".
  7. "NITTTRs | Government of India, All India Council for Technical Education".
  8. "National University of Educational Planning and Administration". Archived from the original on 3 July 2011. Retrieved 21 February 2012.
  9. "DoS structure". Department of Space, Government of India. Archived from the original on 27 September 2014. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
  10. "NEC – North Eastern Council". Archived from the original on 25 February 2012. Retrieved 8 February 2013.
  11. "Historic space reforms by DoS, ISRO set in motion to empower private space sector, academia- Technology News, Firstpost". Tech2. 25 June 2020. Retrieved 26 June 2020.
  12. "In a first, Centre approves setting up a new space board". Livemint. 24 June 2020. Retrieved 26 June 2020.


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